Gaza tower housing AP, Al Jazeera collapses after missile strike – witness

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GAZA (Reuters) -A 12-storey Gaza tower block housing the offices of the U.S.-based Associated Press and Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera collapsed on Saturday after being struck by Israeli missiles, a Reuters witness said. The owner of the building had been warned in advance of an impending Israeli missile strike, a Reuters reporter said, and the building had been evacuated. The Israeli military did not immediately provide comment on the incident. The building also contained a number of apartments and other offices. (Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi; Writing by Rami Ayyub; Editing by David Cla…

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